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I’ve been in that very room. I sat inside of it with the lights out for about 30 mins.
Sounds in your body; breathing, pulse, etc are amplified or at least isolated so that you can hear them clearer. It shows you exactly how much reflected sound plays a part in your sensory experience and placement/equilibrium. When you are talking to someone next to you it feels like they are 30 feet away.
While it’s reasonably unnerving, it doesn’t exactly take you to the upside down.
I don’t doubt that it may be the quietest anechoic chamber on earth. There are many of them in the world; Apple HQ has one, and I imagine most major appliance manufacturers, etc. do. Not all of them have applied to the Guinness Book to be measured.
Definitely one of the coolest places I’ve been to!
0 db is the human threshold of hearing. so that’s why you can have negative db as the negitive is sound that is below human hearing.
I argue the space center in Florida is the "quietest - Loudest" place on earth. just think ambient sound levels then 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1......ignition, boom loudest place ...
ok not from silent but that range from ambient to the rocket ignition must be huge.
Ok maybe death valley July 16th at around 05:29:45 1945 silence then BOOM well you know what ... ;-)
We're so used to being 'immersed' in sounds that the lack of is truly an alien experience....
Spouse and I were traveling and happened to stop for a night along a country road in mid North Dakota. Two cars happened to drive by beforel nightfall, and then....nothing. Windless...still...we could hear a dog barking at one point, seemed like a 1/2 mi. away...
I swear we could hear our own heartbeats, the minor sounds of metals and plastics of the vehicle and our possessions cooling off into the evening. It actually was difficult to fall asleep, it was too damn quiet and we were the loudest things present.
An interesting experience. Could I live there? No. *L* I'm too much of a distraction...even now.... ;)